Tenure Track, Assistant Professor in Television and New Media Studies

Loyola Marymount University
California, United States
Not Specified
Aug 31, 2018
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The School of Film and Television at Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Television and New Media studies, beginning Fall 2019. We are searching for a scholar with a demonstrated record of excellence in television studies, digital media, transnational and global media flows, or the production and consumption of modes of extended reality (AR, VR, MR) from a critical, cultural studies or digital humanities perspective to join LMU’s growing Film, Television, and Media Studies Department (FTVS).

Preference will be given to candidates already holding a Ph.D. at the time of application. A minimum of two years teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level is required. The ideal candidate will contribute to FTVS’ curriculum by teaching our required introductory, survey-style courses on the history and theory of the television and new media industries, in addition to developing courses in their area of expertise.

LMU is committed to the teacher-scholar academic model. Teacher-scholars are expected to successfully combine excellence in teaching with matching scholarly output. Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific, LMU is one of the nation's 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 6,200 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and Law. Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society.

LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Visit www.lmu.edu for more information.

Deadline for applications is October 1, 2018. Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and a list of three references (only).

All applicants should apply online at the LMU Human Resources website: https://jobs.lmu.edu/